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Voting & Elections 08.7.2018

Fung, Raimondo in no hurry to debate primary rivals

Gov. Gina Raimondo and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, the Democratic and Republican front-runners in the R.I. governor’s race, have so far passed on invitations to debate their opponents before the Sept. 12 primary, marking a major departure from prior campaigns, when candidates hit the stage repeatedly.

Voting & Elections 07.31.2018

Common Cause RI calls for public financing of campaigns to curb influence

Political candidates filed quarterly reports Tuesday. The reports will show how much money they’ve raised and also be an indication of the strength of their campaigns.

Voting & Elections 07.19.2018

Vendor that supplied voting machines to R.I. says they cannot be manipulated remotely

How vulnerable to hackers are Rhode Island’s voting machines? The company that sold Rhode Island its current voting machines, in 2016, has assured Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea that the machines do not have the software with remote-access capabilities. Those capabilities created a stir this past week, in the wake of a recently discovered April letter to a federal lawmaker.

Voting & Elections 07.13.2018

Political Roundtable: Significance Of SEC Probe For RI

John Marion, executive director of the good government group Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins Political Roundtable to discuss an SEC probe with a Rhode Island link, the recent General Assembly session, and fallout from recent endorsement controveries.

Voting & Elections 06.28.2018

Probe sought over rent-free offices

A government watchdog group wants an investigation into whether a Rhode Island real estate developer tried to curry favor with politicians of both parties by giving them free campaign offices. John Marion, the executive director of Common Cause, filed a campaign finance complaint earlier against Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung after WPRI-TV reported that the ...

Voting & Elections 06.18.2018

Fung Facing Elections Board Complaints By Raimondo, Morgan & Common Cause

Two rivals of GOP gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung, Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo and Republican Patricia Morgan, filed complaints Monday against Fung with the state Board of Elections about questions surrounding Fung's campaign headquarters in Cranston. The non-partisan good government group Common Cause of Rhode Island also filed a complaint against Fung.

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